History Film / TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension

28th Dec '16 9:53:49 PM pwiegle
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** The novel implies that [[spoiler:Penny Priddy may actually be Peggy Banzai. Clues include: Captain Happen (a minor character in a flashback) screaming "Peggy's Alive!" before jumping out a window, Peggy's dug-up coffin revealed to be empty, and surgical scars ("the most skilled I've ever seen") found behind Penny's ears, suggesting brain surgery.]]
2nd Dec '16 8:24:21 AM SirSapphire
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** According to WordOfGod [[Rawhide got better too.]]

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** According to WordOfGod [[Rawhide [[spoiler: Rawhide got better too.]]
2nd Dec '16 8:23:15 AM SirSapphire
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** According to WordOfGod [[Rawhide got better too.]]
25th Nov '16 6:11:41 PM SirSapphire
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* BowtiesAreCool: Buckaroo's nerd-chic aesthetic often involves bowties.

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* BowtiesAreCool: Buckaroo's nerd-chic aesthetic often involves bowties. They are rarely actually ''tied'' though, to keep him from looking too fussy.
2nd Oct '16 9:02:12 AM JamesAustin
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* BiggerBad: Hanoi Xan, leader of the World Crime League -- mentioned on the novelization, the DVDCommentary and in the Buckaroo comic books. He engineered Peggy Banzai's murder.


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* GreaterScopeVillain: Hanoi Xan, leader of the World Crime League -- mentioned on the novelization, the DVDCommentary and in the Buckaroo comic books. He engineered Peggy Banzai's murder.
2nd Aug '16 3:22:35 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** Red Lectroids are evil, Black Lectroids are good. This works in both their human and native appearances. Red Lectroids are disguised as "White" (i.e. of European descent) humans and Black Lectroids are black Rastafarians with Jamaican accents.

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** Red Lectroids are evil, Black Lectroids are good. This works in both their human and native appearances. Red Lectroids are disguised as "White" (i.e. of European descent) red-headed white humans and Black Lectroids are black Rastafarians with Jamaican accents.
15th Jul '16 6:35:37 AM fauxtoast
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* Plus [[TheCameo Cameo]] appearances by Creator/JamieLeeCurtis as the late Mrs. Banzai the Elder (excised), and Billy Vera as Pinky Carruthers

Despite this rather auspicious listing of A and high B list actors, the movie was not well received in theaters. It did develop something of a cult following, though.

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* Plus [[TheCameo Cameo]] appearances by Billy Vera as Pinky Carruthers
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Creator/JamieLeeCurtis also appears as Buckaroo's mother in an opening sequence cut from the late Mrs. Banzai film, but has since been included in the Elder (excised), and Billy Vera as Pinky Carruthers

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Despite this rather auspicious listing of A and high B list actors, the movie was not well received in theaters. It did develop something of Once it was released to home video, however, it has since developed a cult following, though.
following.
26th Jun '16 4:43:05 AM Daikun
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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Penny Priddy, thanks to John Emdall.

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Penny Priddy, thanks to John Emdall. ]]
23rd Jun '16 3:36:48 PM Mdumas43073
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23rd Jun '16 3:35:12 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The Eighth Dimension'' (1984) is a film written by Earl Mac Rauch and directed by W.D. Richter that is one part B-Movie, one part ActionAdventure, one part comedy, and one part political satire.

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''The Adventures Of of Buckaroo Banzai Across The the Eighth Dimension'' (1984) is a 1984 film written by Earl Mac Rauch and directed by W.D. Richter that is one part B-Movie, BMovie, one part ActionAdventure, one part comedy, and one part political satire.
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